Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Characterized by ideas or behavior reflecting a disbelief in the economic, political, and social equality of the sexes.

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  • adj. antagonistic to feminism
  • adj. advocating antifeminism
  • n. A person who is antagonistic to feminism.
  • n. An advocate of antifeminism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who does not believe in the social or economic or political equality of men and women

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Examples

  • There is a real thing called antifeminist, antiwoman views.

    The Autumn Begins

  • Men and women, religious and secular, all became significantly more “feminist” in their views over this period, although the gap between secular and highly religious Americans persisted on some aspects of gender roles, mostly because of a firmly antifeminist minority within certain fundamentalist religions.5

    American Grace

  • Take the antifeminist Evangelical "Quiverfull Movement."

    Frank Schaeffer: We Need Freedom From Religion Not Just Freedom of Religion

  • And I'd like to put forward that comments such as the ones above make this blog an unsafe space for fat women, a space supportive of disordered thinking about food and women's bodies, and an actively antifeminist space.

    I want you to stop stalking "overweight" women. - Feministing

  • And I have news for you: the most retrograde and antifeminist attitude about motherhood is the one that holds that there is something limiting and unimportant and retrograde and antifeminist about motherhood.

    It’s My Motherhood, And I’ll Celebrate It If I Want To | Her Bad Mother

  • They decry him as antifeminist, sex-obsessed, pervy.

    The Lensman's Children

  • Someone's private spirituality, sure, but the tone of this video and any religious pandering towards women is antifeminist imo.

    Can you love God and feminism? - Feministing

  • Just funny that when an "artist" like Atom Egoyan, an Altman, a Kubrick makes such an obvious horndog lech-fest, we all have to assume it's for some noble artistic purpose, but when it's Michael Bay shooting Megan Fox through golden filters hunched over a motorcycle, it's some sexist, tacky antifeminist objectification.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • As soon as the words were out of her mouth, she regretted them—it was a horrible thing to say, an antifeminist thing to say—but Richard had just nodded.

    Fly Away Home

  • For some it was comforting to see mighty Hillary brought low; for others the scandal provided an antifeminist moral about professional women unable to keep their men satisfied.

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

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